The Institutional Advisory Group (IAG) was founded in 2015 and works in conjunction with an organization’s acquisitions team.
IAG partners with REITs, family offices, pension fund advisors, private equity firms and private real estate funds to implement a comprehensive, streamlined process to build a pipeline of off-market investment opportunities. This approach provides their clients with 1 to 5 off-market investment opportunities each week.
Our Executive Team
Throughout his career, Bruce Weissberg has been influential in building forward-thinking real estate businesses. Most recently, Bruce served as the co-founder and executive vice president of CBC Alliance from 2010-2016, a full-service national real estate firm. Under his leadership, a national distressed asset platform was developed to represent community, regional, national and international banks as well as hedge funds and institutional investors.
Prior to CBC Alliance, Bruce was the Chief Executive Officer of the Chicagoland Commissary organization, where he owned and operated of 38 Dunkin’ Donut franchise locations throughout Illinois and Indiana. Bruce’s results-oriented approach enabled him to create and implement processes leading to efficient, successful operations.
Bruce was also the co-founder and CEO of Realty IQ and its predecessor RE/Locate, which were among the first online national commercial real estate data companies to exist in the United States.
Bruce is a graduate of Dartmouth College.
Stephanie Weber is an innovative and collaborative sales and operations leader. With Bruce, she co-founded the Institutional Advisory Group in 2015 while working as a national investment sales broker. Since starting IAG, Stephanie has been focused on expanding the company’s expertise within niche markets such as affordable housing, manufactured housing communities, GSA properties, cannabis and self-storage.
Before transitioning into real estate, she worked in politics with the Cook County Treasurer and as a fundraising consultant for various candidate and issue campaigns, political action committees and non-profits nationwide.
Stephanie graduated from the University of Vermont with degrees in Archaeology and Italian Studies.
Ken Corbit has a unique perspective on sales, marketing, and operations from a career that has spanned multiple verticals over the last 20+ years.
As a transformational executive he has spent his career growing organizations at the local, national, and international levels. This includes operationalizing and executing effective business strategies, developing markets, and providing essential leadership, guidance, and training to the organizations in which he served. Through those efforts he was awarded the “40 Most Influential Leaders in San Diego Under 40” award in 2006 for business growth, social entrepreneurship, and community service.
Throughout his career Ken has worked diligently to understand the connections between organizational culture, market trends, client needs, and brand awareness. A career focus in B2B sales management and operations includes leading both expansive call centers, as well as outside business development teams. Ken’s management approach to successful client campaigns includes incorporating strategic research, creative message development, media planning, public relations, promotions, and social media. His PhD in Strategic Communications drives his views of storytelling, interpersonal connections, organizational growth, and the communications that exist between them.
Ken’s strategic focus is the connection of research, marketing, client engagement, sales, client satisfaction, and ongoing client relationships. He is a graduate of the University of Alabama – Roll Tide.
As Director of Research, Zeke oversees the firm’s research team. Zeke and his team utilize several databases to mine for the correct ownership and contact information for each target asset. His attention to detail and problem solving skills ensure IAG’s clients’ target assets and ownership information are identified accurately and efficiently.
Zeke was introduced to commercial real estate as a Loan Analyst at Harborview Capital Partners. At Harborview, he underwrote, structured, and arranged bridge and permanent financing across all real estate asset classes. His knowledge and relationship development with various lenders, ensured the client received not only a variety of options, but the most ideal option. Zeke’s straightforward approach to sourcing loans led to a smooth and easy process for both lenders and borrowers.